Hilton Hotels admits hackers planted malware and stole customer card details

Hilton Hotels warns that it was targeted by malware, in attempt to steal payment card data

Hilton Worldwide is the latest in a growing list of hotel chains to warn that hackers have targeted its systems by writing malware to steal credit card data from point-of-sale systems.

Once again, members of the public are being told to keep a close eye on their payment card statements.

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Dell's 'apology' for eDellRoot fails to say sorry for putting your security at risk

Maybe it's the lawyers who are stopping companies from putting their hands up and admitting they did wrong after virtually every security snafu and data breach. But I don't think it's a good way to rebuild a relationship with customers who were put at unnecessary risk.

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